Hula Workshop 2016

We are OVER THE MOON excited about our upcoming Hula Workshop with the one and only, Kumu Keli’i Chang! This must-attend hula workshop will be held on Saturday, November 12th from 10AM to 3PM CST, at the Alpha Midway Dance Studio in Dallas. Kumu Keli’i will be teaching a Kahiko (ancient) Hula, and has asked that all participants bring an… Read more →

Class Updates

Aloha mai! There are a couple of quick class updates to share: We have opened up our Keiki classes to new students! Our keiki hula classes, open to children ages 5 and up, are held in Far North Dallas.¬†The children in our classes commit at least one (1) hour to learning and dancing with us every Sunday. The #1 Rule… Read more →

#Inetnon Chamorro 2016

Aloha Mai and Hafa Adai! We have several events lined up on the horizon, which we’re extremely excited about – but in the immediate future – we’re slated to perform at this year’s North Texas #Inetnon Chamorro event, this Saturday, October 8th! The event starts at 1:00PM and will be held at Chisholm Park in Hurst, TX (2200 Norwood Drive,… Read more →

Van Alstyne #FallDerAll 2016 Recap

Aloha Mai & Hafa Adai! This year we teamed up with The ‘Ukulele Lounge and participated in this year’s FallDerAll fall festival event in Van Alstyne! Our Isla Keiki dancers rode in the parade through town, alongside the keiki of The ‘Ukulele Lounge, and later that afternoon performed a number with them – “Pearly Shells.” What a treat to be… Read more →

A Note About our “Tribe”

We wanted to post a note about our “Isla Tribe” and how we intend to serve those members. We hope this will help illustrate to you in more detail what it is we’re about, what our goals are, and what we hope to achieve. This will continue to be an on-going process, we’ll learn what works and what doesn’t, but… Read more →

2016 Summer Dates for Hula Rockout

Aloha Mai & Hafa adai! We have all of the 2016 summer dates set for our Hula Rockout classes – we would love to have you join us! This event is a great way to get out with the kiddos, move those limbs with purpose, and enjoy the fresh air & sunshine! Our Hula Rockout sessions are 45-minutes in length… Read more →

Children’s Day

Konnichi wa! Today, May 5th, is Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi) in Japan, a national holiday which takes place every year on the 5th Day of the 5th Month to celebrate children and their happiness. This day was previously known as Boy’s Day (Tango no sekku), and was celebrated for over 700 years, but it is unknown when or why… Read more →

Our First Hula Rockout of 2016

Aloha Mai! We’re very excited about our first Hula Rockout of the year, which is being held on Saturday, May 21st at the Forney Community Park! We think this is a great way to get outside, enjoy some sunshine with the kiddos, and move those limbs with some purpose! Doesn’t matter your age, fitness level or dance expertise –¬†Everyone is… Read more →

May Day is Lei Day

…in Hawaii Nei! The 1st of May (or “May Day”) is also known as “Lei Day” in Hawaii, a local holiday established in 1929 dedicated to the Hawaiian tradition of making lei, wearing lei, and the Aloha spirit. No matter what day of the week May 1st falls on, Lei Day is always celebrated on May 1st. The importance of… Read more →

Spring Sunsplash at Gas Monkey Live!

We are very excited about our next event! We are hosting a vendor booth at this year’s Spring Sunsplash featuring Bunny Wailer, at Gas Monkey Live! We will be selling our handmade goods during the show, and very much look forward to meeting lots of new people and enjoying some awesome reggae! We are also hosting a ticket GIVEAWAY on… Read more →